X_TRADER®

7.17.30.19

Released: Apr 17, 2014 File Size: 0
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Important Notes


This release includes several usability enhancements and fixes specific to functionality introduced in X_TRADER® 7.17.x.

To take full advantage of order book sharing in X_TRADER® 7.17, users are strongly encouraged to have all members of their shared order book on X_TRADER® 7.17.In order to view orders in X_TRADER® 7.12 that have been submitted on X_TRADER® 7.17, the orders must be submitted with an account that is mapped in Guardian for all users who wish to view the order or the submitted orders must be entered using the new On Behalf Of Orders functionality included in X_TRADER® 7.17. Please refer to On Behalf Of Orders for more details.

X_STUDY® 7.9.20 is included in this package of X_TRADER® 7.17.30. Please note X_STUDY® 7.9.20 requires FMDS 7.6.0 or higher.

Significant changes have been made to the Autospreader® configuration window since 7.12.x and this includes the deprecation of properties that may be involved in your Autospreader® strategies. Please refer to Autospreader Features and Parameter Changes in X_TRADER® 7.17 for more details.

A synthetic spread using a Custom Pricing Model (CPM) in the configuration will be treated as a non-tradeable spread when launched on an Autospreader® SE build earlier than 7.17.30.

Why Should I Upgrade?


  • Server-side OCOs
    This release moves management of OCO's onto the Synthetic SE for improved order execution.
     
  • Eurex HFT support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.30 allows for the identification of automated orders for Eurex.
     
  • Windows 8 support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.30 supports the Windows 8 operating system.
     
  • Enhanced fixed income trading analytics
    Trading in yield has been enhanced and may be configured on the advanced tab of MD Trader® properties.

    TT strongly encourages all customers to upgrade to this new version.

System Requirements


  • Server-side OCOs
    This release moves management of OCO's onto the Synthetic SE for improved order execution.
     
  • Eurex HFT support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.30 allows for the identification of automated orders for Eurex.
     
  • Windows 8 support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.30 supports the Windows 8 operating system.
     
  • Enhanced fixed income trading analytics
    Trading in yield has been enhanced and may be configured on the advanced tab of MD Trader® properties.

    TT strongly encourages all customers to upgrade to this new version.

Installation Notes

When upgrading from existing versions, TT strongly recommends making a backup of your workspaces in a separate location.
  1. X_TRADER® 7.17.x supports workspaces from previous versions of X_TRADER® 7.17.x, 7.12.x and 7.11.x.
     
  2. X_TRADER® 7.17.x supports upgrades from previous versions of X_TRADER® 7.17.x, 7.12.x and 7.11.x.
     
  3. If your current software is older than X_TRADER® 7.11.x, TT recommends uninstalling your existing old software and performing a clean install.

Enhancements

  1. Autospreader
    1. Enabled access to the Autospreader® configuration window in non-Pro mode of X_TRADER® so all users may edit spread definitions for charts. (Ref 227962)
       
  2. Fill Window
    1. Added fills from Autospreader® SE to the Fills Alert window. (Ref 227964)
       
    2. Added the 'Settle' column to the Position Pane of Fill Window. (Ref 228035)
       
  3. MD Trader
    1. Re-enabled local control for enabling Keyboard Trading. (Ref 227918)
       
  4. Order Routing
    1. X_TRADER will select an order routing flavor in instances where the user has not declared a specific flavor. (Ref 228000)
       
  5. Orders and Fills Window
    1. Added 'Price w/ detail' and 'Summary' as options in the Fills pane 'View Fills By' context menu. (Ref 227957)
       
  6. Properties
    1. The Legacy tab, which hosts several properties that have been moved from their original properties location, has been enabled by default in global properties (Ref 227456)
       
    2. Added global property settings to configure the font face and size for the Order Book and Fill Window. (Ref 228038)
       
    3. Added a global property setting to enable/disable the horizontal grid lines for the Position Window. (Ref 228040)
       
  7. Spread Creation
    1. Added a gateway flavor selection box to the Create Strategy Window. (Ref 228004)
       
  8. Wholesale Trades
    1. Added support for an account dropdown list box and order entry via the enter key (hotkey) in the wholesale order window. (Ref 226028)
       
    2. Added support in the wholesale window for London Stock Exchange OTC orders (Cross and Committed). (Ref 227454)
       
    3. Leg prices are now grayed out and disabled in the Wholesale Order window for standard cross orders. (Ref 227547)
       
    4. Changed the default setting for Auto RFQ to off / disabled. (Ref 227948)
       
    5. Added a customer dropdown list above all instances of Account Number in the Wholesale Order Window. (Ref 228013)
       
  9. Yield
    1. Enhanced analytics for fixed income trading have been added. Supported instruments include CMEgroup US Treasury futures, Eurex German Government futures, BrokerTec and eSpeed USTreasury securities. These functions are accessible by non-interest rate instruments, but the output may have little utility. In addition, any synthetic spread using these functions will be treated as a non-tradable contract when launched on Autospreader® SE. Please note, when configuring the date for your yield calculation, you must use the mm/dd/yyyy format. (Ref 226980)
       

Fixes

  1. Alerts Manager
    1. Fixed an issue where applying local color formatting to highlight users in Position Window could crash Position Window. (Ref 227580)
       
  2. Algo Dashboard
    1. Fixed an issue where the '+' suffix on eSpeed contracts was not properly managed in Algo Dashboard. (Ref 226891)
       
  3. Autospreader
    1. Fixed an issue where users could not enter a zero in the value editor of Rule Builder. (Ref 227529)
       
    2. Fixed and issue where Autospreader® would not always submit Queue Holder orders. (Ref 227571)
       
  4. Contract-Handler
    1. Fixed an issue that could cause a crash in the Floating Depth window. (Ref 228082)
       
  5. Customer Defaults
    1. Fixed an issue where it appeared the Default customer in Customer Defaults was configured in TTUS when it was not. (Ref 227977)
       
  6. Fill Window
    1. Fixed an issue where Order GW and Product columns could not be hidden in Fill Window. (Ref 227409)
       
  7. Floating Order Book
    1. Fixed an issue where Floating Order Book could crash when deleting an algo with working child orders. (Ref 227895)
       
  8. Market Explorer
    1. Fixed an issue where some exchanges were not present in Market Explorer. (Ref 227966)
       
  9. Market Window
    1. Fixed an issue where Put prices may not appear in Market Grid when using the Call + Put display. (Ref 227938)
       
  10. Order Change
    1. Fixed an issue where the middle mouse wheel would not scroll through order quantities in the Order Modification pane. (Ref 227894)
       
  11. Order Fill Handler
    1. Fixed an issue where Max Order Qty could be mapped incorrectly in a shared order book. (Ref 227973)
       
    2. Fixed an issue where the price variance check could incorrectly reject an order. (Ref 228045)
       
  12. Wholesale Trades
    1. Fixed an issue where the account would not automatically seed in the Wholesale Order window. (Ref 227871)
       
    2. Fixed an issue with the calculation of suggested spread leg prices on the Wholes Order window. (Ref 227913)
       
    3. Changed logic in the Wholesale Window to send the quantity entered in the quantity cell of that window when submitting an Intention To Cross (ITX) message. (Ref 228028)
       
    4. Fixed an issue that could cause a crash in the Wholesale Order window. (Ref 228069)
       
  13. Workspaces
    1. Fixed an issue where some products were not loading correctly into Spread Matrix with a startup workspace. (Ref 226869)
       
    2. Fixed an issue where old workspaces with blank MD Traders could not load properly. (Ref 227815)
       

Known Issues